Rio borates lockout continues

By Mark Watts
Published: Thursday, 04 February 2010

Management and union remain in standoff at Boron as backup workforce is brought in

The lockout of around 560 workers at Rio Tinto Minerals’ borates mine in Boron, southern California, looks set to continue as management and union representatives both claim the other is refusing to negotiate.


The mining group on Monday locked the gates on workers represented by a division of...

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